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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4] signal: add taskfd_send_signal() syscall
On Thu, Dec 06, 2018 at 10:30:40AM -0800, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 9:41 AM Christian Brauner <> wrote:
> > I feel changing the name around by a single persons preferences is not
> > really a nice thing to do community-wise. So I'd like to hear other
> > people chime in first before I make that change.
> I don't think the name is hugely critical (but it's always the hardest
> to settle on). My preference order would be:
> taskfd_send_signal()
> pidfd_send_signal()
> procfd_send_signal()
> fd_send_signal()

imo, either procfd_send_signal() or taskfd_send_signal()

It seems to me that using flags later to specify sending to pgrp vs thread
is fine: it's specifying how to interpret the 'fd' in 'procfd_send_signal()'.

> But, agreed, I think fdkill() should not be used.
> --
> Kees Cook

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